March 8 - 12, 2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA USA

Promotional Opportunities.

Maximize Your Pittcon Potential

The right combination of advertising and sponsorships will help you get the most out of your Pittcon experience and ensure you stand out from the competition.

By participating in the Pittcon Promotional Program you will be extending your sales message beyond the borders of your booth to reach conferees before and/or during Pittcon.

To guarantee your company logo appears on the sponsorship banner and in the Final Program, all sponsorships must be approved, paid in full and artwork submitted by January 19, 2015.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Jenna Dober at 800-825-3221 x 202 or email Jenna: dober@pittcon.org.

Sponsorship Levels

Purchase the specified amounts listed below in promotional opportunities (including hanging banners on the exposition floor) and qualify for Platinum, Gold or Silver Sponsorship Levels at Pittcon 2015.

  • Dedicated Email Blast – A dedicated email blast will be sent on your behalf to over 35,000 contacts in the Pittcon database.
  • Sponsor Thank You banner displayed in a prominent area in Morial Convention Center
  • Link to your website listed on the Pittcon 2015 website
  • Sponsor Thank You page in the Final Program
  • Sponsor tag in the Final Program next to exhibitor listing
  • Sponsor recognition in the Pittcon 2015 Mobile App

  • Company Spotlight – Your Company will be highlighted (image, description and URL) in an upcoming Conferee Product Spotlight eNewsletter sent to over 35,000 contacts in the Pittcon database.
  • Sponsor Thank You banner displayed in a prominent area in Morial Convention Center
  • Link to your website listed on the Pittcon 2015 website
  • Sponsor Thank You page in the Final Program
  • Sponsor tag in the Final Program next to exhibitor listing
  • Sponsor recognition in the Pittcon 2015 Mobile App

  • Sponsor Thank You banner displayed in a prominent area in the Morial Convention Center
  • Link to your website listed on the Pittcon 2015 website
  • Sponsor Thank You page in the Final Program
  • Sponsor tag in the Final Program next to exhibitor listing
  • Sponsor recognition in the Pittcon 2015 Mobile App


Promotional Brochure PDF

New Promotional Opportunities

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Pittcon 2015 App: Highlighted Exhibitor

Cost: $2,000

Availability: 15 participants

  • As a highlighted exhibitor, your company name and logo will be displayed towards the top of the exhibitor listing.
  • You may also submit 2 media files to display in your highlighted exhibitor profile (PDF, YouTube video or HTML)
  • Your company will also participate in the gaming feature of the mobile app (we will provide you with a QR code and players can visit your booth to scan your company code and receive points!)

 

Escalator Clings

Advertise to a captive audience on a highly populated escalator!

Cost: $5,000 per cling
OR $8,000 for set of 2

Availability: 8 participants

  • Your company’s artwork will be displayed along the median of an escalator bank in a populated area in the convention center, giving you a huge chunk of advertising space!
  • You supply the artwork and we take care of everything else!

 

Column Wraps

Use a column in the convention center as your own advertising!

Cost: $6,000

Availability: 8 participants

  • Your artwork will be displayed as a wrap-around cling. This advertising is sure to get attendee’s attention on a column in a populated area of the convention center.
  • You supply the artwork and we’ll take care of the rest.

 

Slot Machine Promo

Promote your company on a sponsored slot machine and gain valuable booth traffic!

Cost: $8,000

Availability: 3 participants

  • What better way to promote your company than to display your artwork on a slot machine on the expo floor!
  • You provide the artwork for the symbols on the slot machine and control the amount of winners for each day.
  • Winning attendees will be given a ticket to visit your booth to pick up their prize! Your prize can be anything from a USB to a ipad – you control the winnings!

 

WiFi/Internet Cafe Sponsor – SOLD OUT

Wi-fi connected conferees and exhibitors will have no choice but to see your advertising on their screen every time they connect!
Cost: $10,000

Availability: 1 participant

  • As the Pittcon wi-fi sponsor, your designated landing page will appear every time the user connects to our complimentary wi-fi during the week.
  • Handout must be approved by Pittcon Marketing prior to final production.
  • You will also be the official sponsor of the Internet Cafe! You will get a banner hanging prominently over the Cafe, recognized in the final program and you will be permitted to provide literature for distribution to conferees during the week.

New – Science Week Promotional Opportunities

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Teacher & Student Workshops Sponsor

Cost: $500 per workshop

Availability: 1 participant
per workshop

  • Pick the workshop you would like to sponsor and your company logo will be featured on the signage for that workshop.
  • Your company will also be included on any press for that particular workshop.
  • You will also be permitted to supply literature to be displayed in the workshop room.

 

Science Week Registration Sponsor – SOLD OUT

Announce your presence to all pre-registered Science Week attendees!

Cost: $1,000

Availability: 1 participant

  • You provide the 250×250 banner with a link of your choice to be included in every Science Week registration confirmation email.
  • Your company logo will be displayed in the final program and preliminary program as the official sponsors of Science Week.
  • Your company logo will be displayed on the Science Week section of the Pittcon website as the official sponsors of Science Week.

 

Demonstration Lecture Sponsor – SOLD OUT

Advertise your company to the hundreds of Science Week lecture attendees!

Cost: $2,000

Availability: 1 participant

  • As the sponsor for the demonstration lecture at Pittcon 2015, your company logo will be shown on all signage for the 2015 demonstration lecture
  • Your company logo will appear on the appropriate screens of the Pittcon website as the sponsor of the lecture.
  • You will be permitted to supply short pre-roll to be shown on big screens inside the lecture hall before the event starts.

 

Promotional Opportunities Under $5,000

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Press Room Promotion

Looking to increase your visibility in the Pittcon 2015 Press Room?
Cost: $600

Availability: 2 participants

  • The Press Room allows media representatives to cover new products, company announcements, and special events at Pittcon 2015.
  • Your company name and booth number will be listed as the sponsor of the refreshments in the Press Room. Recognition for your patronage will be prominently displayed on a 22″ x 28″ sign.
  • Your company literature will be distributed on tables throughout the Press Room.

 

Short Course Coffee Break

Invite Short Course registrants to your booth.

Cost: $600

Availability: 2 participants

  • Sponsor the Short Course break refreshments during Pittcon 2015.
  • Recognition of your patronage will be prominently displayed on a 22″ x 28″ sign in the Short Course coffee break area for the entire week.
  • Participating exhibitors may place company literature on the tables in the break area.

 

Website Banner Ad

Advertise your company and booth number to nearly 300,000 visitors.

Cost: $1,000/month (July – August),
$2,000/month (September – February)
and $10,000 for eight month program.

Availability: 5 banner ad spots per month.
Banner ad positioning is first come, first served.

  • You create the 320 x 100 animated gif or jpeg banner ad (Pittcon reserves the right to approve artwork) to post on the Pittcon home page and select inside pages.
  • Choose the month(s) you would like to post, or get a discount on the eight-month program.
  • Participation in the 8-month program (August 2014 – March 2015) automatically qualifies you for Silver Sponsorship Level.

 

Conferee e-Newsletter Banner Ad

Advertise your booth number alongside the latest information on Pittcon 2015.

Cost: $1,000 per month

Availability: 8 participants
(1 per month)

  • You provide the 120 x 600 pixel banner ad (Pittcon reserves the right to approve artwork) with a link to your website to be included in an issue of the monthly conferee e-newsletter sent to more than 35,000 potential customers.
  • Select which month(s) you would like to sponsor.

 

Booth Drop

Promote your product or service to fellow Pittcon exhibitors.

Cost: $2,000

Availability: 2 participants

  • Provide a one page handout that will be distributed to all exhibitors during Conference Week.
  • Handout must be approved by Pittcon Marketing prior to final production.

 

Shuttle Bus Ribbons

Showcase your company before conferees reach the convention center.

Cost: $2,000 per shuttle ribbon

Availability: 24 bus ribbons

  • You provide the artwork for the 2’ x 36’ ribbon that will be displayed on the door side of an official Pittcon 2015 Shuttle Bus.
  • Using the list of Pittcon 2015 Shuttle Bus routes, you will be able to select which route(s) your sponsored bus(s) will travel.

 

Attendee Registration Package – SOLD OUT

Announce your presence at Pittcon 2015 to all pre-registered conferees.

Cost: $3,000

Availability: 1 participant

  • Your banner ad with a link to your web site are included in every registration confirmation e-mail that goes out to pre-registered conferees (nearly 90% of all conferees).
  • Your company logo and booth number will also be included on a customized registration landing page that conferees view when going through the registration process.
  • An extra bonus – your company logo and booth number will also appear on every conferee housing and transportation e-mail confirmation from PittconHousing.com.

 

Floor Plan Promotion

Stand out from the competition.
Cost: $3,000

Availability: 1 participant

  • Your company will be listed on the Pittcon 2015 Floor Plan as the official floor plan sponsor. Floor plans are provided to attendees inside the Final Program.
  • Your booth location will be highlighted along with a short description (50 words or less) that will display on the side of the Floor Plan.

 

Pittcon Passport

Guarantee that conferees take a “trip” to your booth.

Cost: $3,000

Availability: 10 participants

  • Your 4-color company logo and booth number will be printed on the inside of the Pittcon 2015 Passport.
  • Conferees must get their Passport stamped (stampers provided by Pittcon) by all exhibitors listed on the card. Once the Passport is completed, conferees must take it to the Pittcon booth to be entered into several prize drawings which will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
  • Passports will be distributed to conferees in the Registration area, as well as strategic locations on the exposition floor.

 

Product Spotlight Email

Put the “spotlight” on your company’s products and/or services.
Cost: $3,000

Availability: 6 participants

  • If you are launching a new product and looking to drive traffic to your booth, the Product Spotlight is a great way to deliver your message to over 35,000 contacts in our database.
  • You provide the 250 x 250 image saved as a .jpg or .gif, 100 word description and link to the URL of your choice.
  • Product Spotlight emails will be sent out in January and February 2015.

 

Pittcon 2015 Mobile App Sponsor

Take advantage of the surge in smart phone usage by sponsoring the official Pittcon 2015 Mobile App!

Cost: $4,000

Availability: 1 participant

  • Your company will be listed in the Final Program and on the Pittcon website as the sponsor of the official Pittcon 2015 Mobile App.
  • Sponsorship includes a 640×160 banner ad will be placed on the home screen and internal sections of the app.
  • Your company name and logo will be displayed towards the top of the exhibitor listing.
  • You may choose to add two media files to your profile (PDF, link to YouTube video or HTML).

Promotional Opportunities $5,000 – $10,00

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Lanyards – SOLD OUT

Allow conferees to promote your company as they navigate Pittcon 2015.

Cost: $5,000
plus production and shipping costs

Availability: 1 participant

  • Your company name (alternating with Pittcon name) will be featured on the official Pittcon 2015 badge lanyard.
  • Lanyards will be distributed to registered conferees
  • Participants may use any vendor to produce the lanyards and are responsible for production and shipping costs.
  • Lanyard design must be submitted to Pittcon Marketing for approval before final production.

 

Souvenir Bag Inserts

Place your brochure in the official Pittcon 2015 Souvenir Bag.

Cost: $1.50 per bag
(minimum of 5,000 bags)

Availability: 3 participants

  • You create and print the promotional piece of your choice, and we’ll insert it into the souvenir bag distributed to conferees at Pittcon 2015.
  • Pittcon reserves the right to approve copy. Some examples of acceptable pieces are, but not limited to, a brochure, pamphlet, die-cut piece, and booklet containing up to 6 pages.

 

Text Message Blasts

Exclusive offer to a select number of exhibitors for first time ever text access during Pittcon.

Cost: $5,500

Availability: 8 participants
(2 text messages a day)

  • Text message will be delivered to up to 3,500 conferees that have provided cell phone numbers during the registration process. Each message is required to include an opt-out option.
  • Select which date and time you would like your message to be sent. Dates will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.
  • Research indicates that 95% of text messages are opened within 15 minutes, thus, you can be sure your message comes across loud and clear.
  • All text messages must be approved by Pittcon 2015 Marketing. We recommend using these messages for unique and/or special offers to our attendees.

 

Hotel Key Cards

Direct in hand advertising that cannot be discarded during Pittcon 2015.

Cost: $8,000

Availability: 3 participants

  • Your artwork and marketing message will appear on the front and back of the key cards used in hotels in the official Pittcon block located in proximity to the New Orleans Convention Center. (Front: 4-color CMYK. Back: 2-color Pantone.)
  • Simply submit your artwork and we do the rest! Promote a new product, drive traffic to your booth, outline successes or achievements, list key meetings or events.

 

Relaxation Station – SOLD OUT

Provide a place for relaxation during Pittcon 2015, all while increasing your booth traffic!

Cost: $10,000

Availability: 1 participant

  • Your company will be prominently featured on signage as the sponsor of the Relaxation Station at Pittcon 2015.
  • Your company will be identified as the Relaxation Station sponsor in the Final Program distributed to conferees on-site.
  • The Relaxation Station will include one greeter and four licensed massage therapists providing short, stress relieving massages.
  • Conferees will need to visit your booth to pick up a coupon in order to receive a free massage at the Relaxation Station. Relaxation Station hours will be Monday through Wednesday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00pm.
  • You may provide therapists with company shirts (must be short sleeve t-shirt or polo style shirt, no oxford style shirts).
  • Your company literature will be distributed to all participating conferees.
  • Participation automatically qualifies you for Silver Sponsorship Level.

 

 

 

 

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